Subject: Re: upcalls?
To: None <>
From: Kevin P. Neal <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/09/1999 18:48:28
On Thu, Dec 09, 1999 at 01:24:37PM -0800, Ross Harvey wrote:
> Apparently, some database servers like to have thousands and thousands of
> threads. It's hard to imagine how this would be a good thing for the kernel
> to be aware of.

Altavista (the search engine software) likes to have a large number of
threads. I forget how many, but it may have been in the thousands. 
It's been a while since I messed with it.
Kevin P. Neal                      

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